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Project by Jiri Parkman posted 12-19-2007 11:09 AM 1730 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made from hollow apple tree trunk. Backgroun – beech wood.

-- Jiri

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#1 posted 12-19-2007 11:19 AM


-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 12-19-2007 12:58 PM

That’s really cool. Love the design and the added ‘nature”.. and the background, like the current of the sea.
Very unique. I just want to touch the fish

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#3 posted 12-19-2007 02:23 PM

I like the overall design and texture of this piece. It has a nice visual interest. Good Work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#4 posted 12-19-2007 03:28 PM

I love apple.
I like the transition from smooth to rough.

Welcome to LJs,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 12-19-2007 09:00 PM

This is fantastic! I love the texture of the fish and the water movement. Makes me want to get a bunch of chisels and start carving wood. Of course I don’t think I have the vision to do anything original

-- Che.

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#6 posted 12-19-2007 10:41 PM

Nicely done. Thats a lot of time and hard work. Great project.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#7 posted 12-19-2007 10:54 PM

nice piece of art well done

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#8 posted 12-20-2007 10:03 AM

Thank you.

-- Jiri

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#9 posted 12-20-2007 03:40 PM

Great design. Great artistic ability to see what the wood was calling out. Make me a fish.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#10 posted 12-20-2007 03:53 PM


-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#11 posted 12-29-2007 06:16 PM

Very cool. It’s great you have the carving talent and use the apple for more than fire wood.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#12 posted 01-22-2008 02:27 PM

Very artistic Jiri,

Apple is great for carving, it’s very hard wood, which is good for fine detail.

It’s also great for turning. I made all new handles on my carving chisels, with Apple.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 01-22-2008 02:28 PM

Very cool!

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#14 posted 01-23-2008 11:34 AM

LJs friends, thanks for your comments. I must tell you with your comments the work makes me more fun.

-- Jiri

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